[Pdns-users] Retry NXDOMAIN with a secondary forwarder

Richard Connon conan at irconan.co.uk
Sat Jan 7 17:30:51 UTC 2012

I want to overlay a set of names onto an existing DNS zone for which I 
don't control the nameserver.
I have a number of names which are "mine" inside a zone managed "higher 
up" my organisation. The zone also contains lots of names which are not 
DNS updates can take over 3 weeks (ridiculous, no?) to happen on the 
actual organisational nameservers so I want to make a resolver which 
will reflect our changes immediately.

On 07/01/2012 17:24, Peter van Dijk wrote:
> Hello Richard,
> On Jan 7, 2012, at 4:45 , Richard Connon wrote:
>> Is it possible through lua scripting or otherwise to configure powerdns to look NXDOMAIN responses up in a second forwarder before returning NXDOMAIN.
>> To clarify I'd like it to go something like:
>> lookup name in NS1
>> if found in NS1:
>>     return NS1 result
>> else:
>>     lookup name in NS2
>>     return NS2 result
> Taking one step back: what actual problem are you trying to solve here?
> Kind regards,
> Peter van Dijk
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